Subject: Re: /sbin/umount should support umount_* (PR#698)
To: Simon Gerraty <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/26/2003 13:55:25
On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 01:51:48PM -0800, Simon Gerraty wrote:

 > >Perhaps it makes sense to put a PID in the "mount arguments" handed to
 > >the kernel, and have umount(8) check that.  This could be useful for
 > >shutting down some other types of file systems as well (AFS and some
 > >FTP translators come to mind).
 > Yes, that would probably do the trick - send it a SIGTERM and you're
 > done.

Err, how does LFS do it?  It has to kill lfs_cleanerd when the file system
is unmounted, right?

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>